Title The History and Antiquities of Boston, the Capital of Massachusetts and Metropolis of New England, from its Settlement in 1630, to the Year 1770. Also, an Introductory History of the Discovery and Settlement of New England. With Notes, Critical and Illustrative.
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Near Fine
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher Luther Stevens 1856
Illustrator Mallory, R.P. (Map)
Seller ID 1955531
First edition. Rebound by Bartlett & Co., Boston, with their tiny binder stamp on verso of front endpaper. 1856 Hard Cover. x, 840 pp. Maroon leather spine & corners, marbled boards & endpapers, gilt titles & rules, top edge gilt. Engraved fold-out map of Boston drawn by R.P. Mallory precedes title page, fold-out map of view of vicinity of Boston from Bunker Hill Monument precedes text, fold-out view of Boston drawn by Governor Pownal and numerous other engravings appear throughout text. A detailed history of the New England metropolis from its earliest settlement through the year 1770. Sabin 20872. Howes D-475.